Category Archives: 1880-1889

Weymouth Terrace – 60, 62, 66 and 68 Albert Street Erskineville

Weymouth Terrace North side of Albert Street – Number 60 on left Weymouth Terrace (60, 62, 66 and 68 Albert Street Erskineville) is a row of four, two-storey terraces on the northern side of Albert Street. Advertisements

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Queensland Terrace – 27 to 37 Morrissey Road Erskineville

Queensland Terrace East side of Morrissey Road looking north – No. 37 in foreground Queensland Terrace (27 to 37 Morrissey Road Erskineville) is a row of eleven single-storey terraces located on the eastern side of Morrissey Road (formerly Pleasant Street), … Continue reading

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Septimus Terrace – 13 to 17 Septimus Street Erskineville

Septimus Terrace (13 to 17 Septimus Street Erskineville) is a row of three terraces located on the eastern side of Septimus Street, roughly midway between Albert Street and Erskineville Road. A comparison of the 1883 and 1884 Sands Directory entries … Continue reading

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Pulpits and Personalities – The Shifting Sands of Time – Holy Trinity Church Erskineville

As the end of 2015 nears it is worth mentioning before the year is out the 135th anniversary of the formation of the parish of Holy Trinity Macdonaldtown in 1880, and the 130th anniversary of the opening of the Holy Trinity Church in Toogood … Continue reading

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Illawarra Terrace – 36 to 40 Burren Street Erskineville

Illawarra Terrace (36 to 40 Burren Street) is located on the western side of Burren Street, about two-thirds of the way down towards Erskineville Road. The first time Illawarra Terrace appears in the Sands Directories is in 1884 – a comparison of … Continue reading

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Azalea Cottage – 26 Rochford Street Erskineville

Azalea Cottage (26 Rochford Street) is located on the eastern side of Rochford Street (known as Toogood Street prior to 1910). References to Azalea Cottage  appear in newspapers from 1882 onwards: Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 23 May 1882 Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Excelsior Terrace 87-101 George Street Erskineville

Excelsior Terrace (87 to 101 George Street) is located on the western side of George Street, running south from the corner of Lambert Street. The terrace is comprised of a grocery store and seven residential terraces. The first reference to … Continue reading

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